01/16/2020 | News release | Archived content
Partner Steven Goldberg, Co-Leader of the national Mergers & Acquisitions team led a team that included Partners John Harrington and Elizabeth Smith, Counsel Asim Grabowski Shaikh and Associates Matthew Gases, Cary Jones and Douglas Sayranian in representing Third Point LLC in a transaction in which Global Blue, a leading strategic technology and payments partner became a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange through a merger with Far Point Acquisition Corporation, a special purpose acquisition company co-sponsored by Third Point LLC and former NYSE President Thomas Farley.
The combined company has an enterprise valuation of approximately $2.6 billion. The new public company will be incorporated in Switzerland and will trade as Global Blue under the NYSE ticker 'GB' upon closing. Third Point is a New York-based global alternative investment firm managing approximately $15 billion in assets for public institutions, private entities and qualified individual clients.